Whether it’s for an entrée or an encore our restaurant partners cater to all tastes and budgets, all within close distance to Festival venues. 


Don’t forget to show your Festival ticket and pre-bookings are highly recommended, especially if you are heading to a show after your meal.

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  • Asado

    6 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3000 - View map

    Modern Argentinian food, designed to share with a nod to Argentina’s Spanish roots. The newest gaucho on the block, Asado is the latest addition to the San Telmo group. 

    Festival Offer: $29 for 'El Rapido Lunch' and an alfajor to takeaway.

    Book a table 

    Available daily during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • The Barre

    Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne - View map

    The Barre at Arts Centre Melbourne offers a vibrant and modern atmosphere, with a focus on seasonal produce, great wine and a classic cocktail list. Perfect pre or post your Melbourne Festival performance. 

    Festival Offer: $30 for a combination of soy and honey glazed chicken kebab, cress mix salad and fries with a house wine or beer.

    Available Monday—Saturday from 4pm during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • The Carlton Club

    193 Bourke Street, Melbourne - View map

    Boasting one of the best rooftops in Melbourne and an enviable food and drinks list, The Carlton offers an inner city escape like no other offering produce-driven seasonal fare, all-year-round pub staples.

    Festival Offer: 20% discount off the total food bill.

    BOOK A TABLE

    Available daily during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer.

  • Cookie

    252 Swanston Street, Melbourne - View map

    Cookie is one of Melbourne's hippest drinking and dining destinations, a beer hall and eating house making a name for itself in the heart of the city.

    Festival Offer: $50 for a combination of dumplings, a wok, a salad with a beer or wine.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available Monday—Saturday during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • Fatto Bar & Cantina

    River Terrace, Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne - View map

    Fatto Bar and Cantina is a relaxed Italian bar and eatery in a minimalist space drenched in natural light. Fatto looks over the Yarra River with arguably the most unique and breath-taking view of the Melbourne city skyline.

    Festival Offer: $30 for spanner crab spaghettini with a glass of wine.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available daily during the Festival except 5—7pm. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer.

  • Garden State Hotel

    101 Flinders Lane, Melbourne - View map

    A sprawling four level pub set in the cosmopolitan heart of Flinders Lane, pleasing the palate won't be a problem at the Garden State Hotel.

    Festival Offer: $25 for a choice of main meal with a house beer, wine or soft drink at the Garden Grill. 

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available daily during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. Only available in the Garden Grill.

  • The George on Collins

    162-168 Collins Street, Melbourne - View map

    MasterChef Khanh and head chef Quim Hernandez bring fresh menus and ideas to The George, making it a place where people come together to enjoy the best things in life: great food, drinks, company, music, laughter and service.

    Festival Offer: $30 for a selection of The George's favourite dishes including entree and mains; $50 for a selection of The George's favourite dishes including entrees, mains and desserts.   

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available daily during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer.

  • Hophaus

    MR5/3 Southgate Avenue, Southbank - View map

    Hophaus is a cosmopolitan reinvention of the great German and European Bier Halls. Where old meets new, Hophaus delivers a charmingly familiar yet excitingly fresh bar and dining experience.

    Festival Offer: $30 for a combination of homemade bretzel roll with whipped truffle butter to start, and a choice of Angus cheeseburger or a fried chicken burger and fries with a 300ml glass of Heineken or a glass of wine; $50 for a homemade bretzel roll with whipped truffle butter or grilled lamb skewers to start, and a choice of barramundi or veal schnitzel for main with a 300ml glass of Heineken or a glass of wine.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available daily during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • Lello Pasta Bar

    150 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000 - View map

    Italian food made from scratch, by chefs who care what they create. Lello Pasta Bar is open from breakfast through to late night, serving handmade pasta, pizza and modern Italian cuisine.

    Festival Offer: $35 for a choice of pasta with a glass of house wine.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available Monday—Saturday during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • Lucy Liu

    23 Oliver Lane, Melbourne - View map

    A modern Asian restaurant with low-lit entrances, fun-loving menus and bold attitudes.

    Festival Offer: $50 for four dish chefs selection menu with a house wine, beer, or soft drink. 

    BOOK A TABLE

    Available daily during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • Magic Mountain Saloon

    62 Little Collins Street, Melbourne - View map

    A boutique bar and eatery offering modern Australian and Thai food from a wood-fire grill. Magic Mountain Saloon is open until late every night.

    Festival Offer: $30 for the mysterious meal called ‘3 small monks’ and a spritz of your choice.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available Monday—Saturday during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • Ms Collins

    425 Collins Street, Melbourne - View map

    Ms Collins is known for throwing the best parties in town; but did you know she's a major foodie, also? Ms Collins likes to delight her guests with an array of delicious dishes to accompany their drinks.

    Festival Offer: $15 cocktail The Frank Sinatra—Gentleman Jack American Whiskey, Marmalade, Mint, Orange Blossom Water. Served in a Julep Cup.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available Wednesday—Friday during the Festival. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • Pilgrim

    Vaults 15-19, Federation Wharf, Federation Square - View map

    Pilgrim is a relaxed waterfront bar and an ultimate place to laze and graze all year round, while taking in one of the best views of the Yarra.

    Festival Offer: $50 for three small shared plates and a dessert off regular menu with a schooner of beer or a glass of wine or soft drink.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available daily during the Festival. Minimum two people & reservations are recommended. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • Red Spice Road

    27 McKillop Street, Melbourne - View map

    The award winning Red Spice Road is a Melbourne institution offering diners a unique South East Asian-style dining experience in the heart of the city. 

    Festival Offer: $50 for a tasting menu including a starter, two mains and a dessert.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available daily during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • Rice Paper Scissors

    19 Liverpool Street, Melbourne - View map

    Rice Paper Scissors is the story of two life-long friends' love affair with South East Asian food and dining culture.

    Festival Offer: $50 for a lunch banquet for two with a glass of wine each;  $60 for a dinner banquet for two with a glass of wine each.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available Monday—Saturday during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • Rice Paper Sister

    15 Hardware Ln, Melbourne - View map

    Rice Paper Sister is leading the way for Filipino-fusion cuisine on the historic foodie laneway Hardware Lane. Head chef Ross Magnaye taps in to his Filipino heritage to recreate flavours from his childhood, infusing them with elements of south east asian cuisine from his extensive travels.

    Festival Offer: $30 for a lunch banquet for two with a glass of wine each;  $50 for a dinner banquet for two with a glass of wine each.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available Monday—Saturday during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • Riverland Bar

    Vaults 1-9, Federation Wharf Federation Square, - View map

    Riverland Bar is the original waterfront icon in Melbourne where you can escape the daily grind in an urban beer garden hideaway, soaking up the sun or basking under the heaters and warming up with a winter cocktail in the cooler months.

    Festival Offer: $30 for any On Your Own meal off regular menu with a glass of red, white or sparkling wine or a pint of Colonial Pale Ale.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available daily during the Festival. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • San Telmo

    14 Meyers Place, Melbourne - View map

    An Argentinian inspired restaurant and bar offering great food and drinks in a relaxed, fun and friendly environment.

    Festival Offer: $50 per person for an Express Festival Menu.

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Available daily during the Festival. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. For 1.5 hour maximum.

  • Secret Kitchen

    222 Exhibition St, Melbourne - View map

    Secret Kitchen's Executive Chefs enjoyed an extensive career in hospitality, creating innovative dishes that have won multiple nationally recognized awards in China. Here they infuse the principles of fine Chinese cuisine, aroma, flavour and presentation in every dish.

    Festival Offer: $30 lunch including assorted steamed dim sum (5pcs), special fried rice or stir fried noodles with Wagyu beef, a steamed piggy bun and Chinese Tea; $50 dinner including seafood dumplings, a trio of Peking duck, beef fillet with mixed fungus in Teriyaki sauce, a special fried rice, a steamed piggy bun with a glass of house wine.

    Available daily during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer. 

  • Time Out Fed Square

    Federation Square, 2 Swanston St, Melbourne - View map

    Time Out is the favourite for Melbourne locals and visitors known for all-day dining from an extensive International menu 365 days a year, any time is the right time to take a break from exploring the city, catch up with friends or just sit and people watch on the terrace and take in the sights and sounds of the city. Settle into a booth, unwind for an intimate meal or pull up a stool at the bar and enjoy a signature cocktails or unique local craft brew. Time Out is the place to ‘see and be seen’ watching the world go by.

    Festival Offer: 25% off the total bill. 

    BOOK A TABLE 

    Limit one voucher per table per person. Not in conjunction with any other Time Out Fed Square promotion or free coffee vouchers. Discount valued up to $30 max per table.

  • Whitehart Bar

    22 Whitehart Lane, Melbourne - View map

    Located in the heart of the city in a converted car park at the end of Whitehart Lane is a unique green zone with an industrial edge—a place to party, or just relax and talk at the end of the day.

    Festival Offer: 20% off tap beers, select wines and spirits.

    Available daily during the Festival. You must have a valid Festival ticket that is for the same date as you redeem. Show your Festival ticket at the venue to redeem the offer.